Has anyone seen this news? It was around in Chinese news outlets last week. It has now made it to BBC.
I’ve watched the video where it all happened.
It seem the coach is still a free man. The only thing happening is an investigation.
I’ve seen coaches abuse their power with kids here. I can’t say more for privacy. But the power and ‘discipline’ game in many martial arts/sports here is out of this world. Luckily the number of coaches changing their tactics is growing and I see many of them doing a great job. However the majority still is overly tough and dangerous, to say the least. This is not a problem limited to Taiwan, but because of the power distance here I’ve seen parents witnessing what I would call cruelty to their kids and not saying a word or even thinking this is good to get their kids in line.
Here is the article: